Parliament 2010: Prorogation & Beyond
A Forum Exploring Parliamentary Democracy in Contemporary Canada
Prorogue [proh-rohg]- verb (used with object), – rogued, – ro-guing.
- to discontinue a session of (the British Parliament of a similar body).
- to defer; postpone.
Origin: 1375-1425; late ME prorogue <L prÅrogÄre to prolong, protract, defer, lit., to ask publicly, equiv. to prÅ- pro- 1 + rogÄre to ask, propose.
This event took place Monday, March 8, 2010 at the Munk Centre for International Studies
The Churchill Society for the Advancement of Parliamentary Democracy is proud to announce, in partnership with the Munk Centre for International Studies, â€˜Parliament 2010: Prorogation & Beyond.â€
This lively forum exploring parliamentary democracy in contemporary Canada will be held at 7:00pm for 7:30 pm on Monday, March 8, 2010 at the Campbell Conference Facility in the Munk Centre for International Studies, University of Toronto, 1 Devonshire Place.
A rousing discussion on the subject of democracy in Canada, this free public information meeting features some of Canadaâ€™s most eminent journalists and former Parliamentarians. Our esteemed panel of speakers is eager to share their views on the role of Parliament and its impact on Canadian democracy. They will discuss the essentials of parliamentary democracy, political strategy in the current minority parliament & more.
This event was co-sponsored by the Churchill Society for the Advancement of Parliamentary Democracy and the Munk Centre for International Studies.